Opinion

Terrorism and the Public’s Pact With Buhari, By Adebayo Taiwo Hassan

On Sunday July 5, Nigeria witnessed incidents of explosions in Jos, Zamfara and Yobe, with the lose of the lives of scores of citizens. Despite, the political transition to to a regime of CHANGE, nevertheless we appear to effectively still be in a state of war, as the ugly narrative…
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Opinion

The Point in Terrorism We Are Missing, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

Terrorists think in ways we don’t think in conventionally; they do things we don’t ordinarily do; their understanding of human nature and experiences differs remarkably from ours. They are not the ghosts or spirits they want us to believe they are, neither are they the overrated beasts we take them…
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Opinion

Addressing Radio Biafra’s Divisive Commentaries, By Ahmad Salkida and Chinedu Edwin

Last week, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) urged Nigerians to simply ignore Radio Biafra, a broadcast platform that has committed time, energy and resources to peddling resentful communication about Nigeria and its constituted authorities. In two separate newspaper articles published in 2006 and 2009 in the New Sentinel and Sunday…
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Guest Columns

Buhari and the Challenge of Terrorism, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

Terrorism poses unusual challenges and defeating it will require some radical, unconventional and in some cases strange decisions from the politico-military leadership. The reality today in Africa is the challenge of terrorism. We have had to cope with the deadly acts perpetrated by the notorious al-Shabab in Somalia, Tanzania and…
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Guest Columns

Boko Haram and the Global Terror Network, By Nuhu Ribadu

When Boko Haram’s murderous campaign got to a head in Nigeria, and the media is everyday awash with, largely, uninformed commentaries, I kept mum. I refrained from saying anything. It was the period of confusion and blame game. The accusing fingers were (still, are) being pointed across divides and everyone…
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